slide around

slide something around

to push, twist, or turn something around. (The thing must be movable, but not often on wheels.) Please slide the carton around and look at the address on the other side. Can you slide the refrigerator around so I can clean the back of it?
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slide around

to slip or skid around. Many cars slide around on the roads when they are icy. The pedestrians were sliding around on the icy pavement.
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You can take a walk through the forest, play and slide around in the snow, take a sleigh ride and slide about in the snow tubes.
Play and slide around in real snow as you explore Santa's Christmas snow trail with it's huge slide.
Oil molecules slide around because they don't form links with one another or with the lid.
Residents of luxury Williamsburg development 101 BEDFORD will need to cross the street to McCarren Park's ice skating rink if they want to slide around on the ice this year.
It is important to have your dog in a crate that is secured so it can't slide around in the vehicle.
Put your dog inside with you or in the back in a crate that is securely latched in place so it can't slide around.
Premier, which saw its shares slide around 70% throughout 2011, paid around pounds 3.
Even with three pairs of thick socks the boots are miles too big, flop ridiculously on her feet, but who cares, as they charge out into that pristine world, throw snowballs at each other, slip and slide around and crunch in the deep crispness.
The final step is to wear a light fabric glove on your bow hand to reduce friction so it is easy for the grip to slide around and find a torque-free position in your hand.
Despite another low score, ex-EastEnder Todd Carty was saved by the public after another amusing routine which saw him slide around the ice on his back.
some people use bungee cords), so it can't tip over or slide around while you're driving.
The snowplay area is the place for children to have fantastic fun with a game of snowballs and a slide around in the snow.
You can put spice bottles in it and put it in the sink so it doesn't slide around as you are cooking.
Based on a 1960s Japanese television series, it is the story of the Racer family and their fight to win various car races in which vehicles slide around a track, sometimes explode, do somersaults and often take to the air.
Children playing on the green are risking life and limb as the cars slide around and speed out of here because they're now late and the lorries are chopping up the village green.